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What are you listening to?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Hudlow Mar 2, 2010. 70 Replies

Being relatively new to the site I don't know if this thread has been started yet but if so I'm goon do the green thing and recycle it. I was just curious what you cats are listening to. What cd is…Continue

What's Up?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dwane Lay Feb 22, 2010. 25 Replies

I found this site thanks to my Dad, Miles. He joined a few days ago and directed me to it. I got on earlier and checked it out and loved it. I have been receiving "encouragement", (peer pressure)…Continue

 

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A Barton replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Favorite coffee from Starbucks in the group The manly art of coffee
"I prefer the Sumatra."
Apr 7, 2011
Henry Cesari replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Internal or External Frame in the group Manly Camping
"If you're looking for used gear, some stores have used sections. Some stores specialize in used gear, my favorite is Burlington VT's outdoor gear exchange. If you can't find a used store nearby, most college outing clubs do end of…"
Jul 25, 2010
Henry Cesari replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Internal or External Frame in the group Manly Camping
"Have you tried a little oil on the various frame hitch and adjustment points?"
Jul 25, 2010
Henry Cesari replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Internal or External Frame in the group Manly Camping
"I own both an external and an internal frame pack. Most anytime I reach into my gear closet I grab my external frame. In fact the only time I prefer an internal pack is when I am travelling abroad in which case it is less of a hassle to load on…"
Jul 25, 2010
Native Son replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Favorite coffee from Starbucks in the group The manly art of coffee
"I've had some oddly flavored "Bold" coffees at Starbucks (I must have bought just before the dump it timer beeped.) I'm generally drinking Pike Place (Venti, no room), I do enjoy the Christmas Blend, and will spring for a latte…"
Jun 26, 2010
Zach Bacik replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Internal or External Frame in the group Manly Camping
"I think the better way would be to get an internal frame pack. They are better in almost every way, and certainly in every way that counts. Like Mr. Miller said, he's "nostalgic for my big old external framed Kelty." That's…"
May 5, 2010
Ryan Miller replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Internal or External Frame in the group Manly Camping
"All of my friends live by their internal frame packs. I'm definitely nostalgic for my big old external framed Kelty. It has a ton of space, and with its many pockets I think it's great to pack. Downsides: It squeaks a lot when I walk on…"
May 4, 2010
jonathan replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Internal or External Frame in the group Manly Camping
"I have an internal frame pack, the last time I used it was last year when I went to Europe. The only thing I did not like about this pack is that my bag was packed to the brim and weighed a whole lot, by the end of the trip the shoulder straps were…"
Mar 5, 2010
Jim Hudlow replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion What are you listening to?
"Oh my....if forgot one of my very favorite artists of which I have many on my mp3 player....Lyle Lovett....and Leo Kottke....I saw them both in the same concert in Spokane years ago....excellent music and wonderful dry humor........"
Mar 2, 2010
Steve W. replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion What are you listening to?
"Lately it's been Jeff Becks 2001 disc called "You had it coming" amazing guitarist I think... Best, Steve"
Mar 2, 2010
Jim Hudlow replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion What are you listening to?
"I'm 59 and walking a lot to try and drop a few pounds so lately the mp3 player is my favorite medium. Right now I listen to "my faves" which consists of 593 randomly played songs from Mozart to AC-DC to Flatt and Scruggs to Dickie Doo…"
Mar 2, 2010
James T replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion What are you listening to?
"Whichever sounds good to my ear."
Mar 2, 2010
Kultron Vesuvius replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion What are you listening to?
"I actually did just today sell a cd just by playing it in the store."
Mar 2, 2010
Mark King replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion Internal or External Frame in the group Manly Camping
"Just make sure you try on the pack and not buy one online because its cheap. Packs are sized differently depending on your lumbar length. A good retailer will help you with it. Depending on how much backpacking you plan to do, it is important to get…"
Mar 2, 2010
jonathan replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion What are you listening to?
"agreed, I think I actually do like the second album bettr. yeah jack white is really talented, and kind of an an old soul bad ass."
Mar 2, 2010
JDL replied to Brad Bancroft's discussion What are you listening to?
"My newest loves (from the past 2-3 years) Band of Horses Arcade Fire Fleet Foxes Imogen Heap MGMT"
Mar 2, 2010

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Every Will Ferrell movie ever.(Except Melinda and Melinda), The Sandlot, Field Of Dreams, Gangs of New York, The Boondock Saints, Pulp Fiction, and tons of others.
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Effects of Dads and Grandpas

Posted on February 22, 2010 at 8:35pm 4 Comments

I grew up watching my grandpa (my dad's father) spend every Saturday working from early in the morning until late in the evening. He worked all week at a hangar in his town as an airplane mechanic. Then on Saturday, he would work around the house all day making life just a little bit better for himself and my grandma. I never understood this. I was a kid and I wanted to be entertained and to run around the yard and throw a baseball or football. But my grandpa was doing things like changing the… Continue

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At 10:15pm on February 16, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the community, Brad. Glad to see you're already getting involved!
At 12:33pm on February 15, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there Brad. Welcome to AoM. Also, thought I'd give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
At 8:32am on February 15, 2010, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the AoM community, Brad. We're glad to have you aboard.

By the way, if you consider yourself a "family man", I'd like to invite you to become a member of one of my more popular AoM groups. It's called "Family Man", and it's devoted to the betterment of families. It's for men striving to be better husbands, fathers and sons. Check it out here!
At 8:54pm on February 14, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
Hello and welcome to the site !!!!
 
 
 

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